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de·lec·ta·ble

 (dĭ-lĕk′tə-bəl)
adj.
1. Greatly pleasing to the taste; delicious. See Synonyms at delicious.
2. Greatly pleasing; delightful: found her anecdotes delectable.
3. Sexually attractive or alluring.
n.
Something delightful or delicious: a feast of home-cooked delectables.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin dēlectābilis, from dēlectāre, to please; see delight.]

de·lec′ta·bil′i·ty, de·lec′ta·ble·ness n.
de·lec′ta·bly adv.
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delectable

(dɪˈlɛktəbəl)
adj
highly enjoyable, esp pleasing to the taste; delightful
[C14: from Latin dēlectābilis, from dēlectāre to delight]
deˈlectableness, deˌlectaˈbility n
deˈlectably adv
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de•lec•ta•ble

(dɪˈlɛk tə bəl)

adj.
1. delightful; highly pleasing.
2. delicious.
n.
3. an appetizing food or dish.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin dēlectābilis delightful =dēlectā(re) to delight (frequentative of dēlicere to entice =- de- + -licere, comb. form of lacere to lure) + -bilis -ble]
de•lec′ta•ble•ness, de•lec`ta•bil′i•ty, n.
de•lec′ta•bly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.delectable - extremely pleasing to the sense of tastedelectable - extremely pleasing to the sense of taste
tasty - pleasing to the sense of taste; "a tasty morsel"
2.delectable - capable of arousing desire; "the delectable Miss Haynes"
desirable - worth having or seeking or achieving; "a desirable job"; "computer with many desirable features"; "a desirable outcome"
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delectable

adjective
2. charming, pleasant, delightful, agreeable, adorable a delectable young woman in a swimsuit
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delectable

adjective
1. Giving great pleasure or delight:
Informal: darling.
2. Highly pleasing, especially to the sense of taste:
Slang: yummy.
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Translations

delectable

[dɪˈlektəbl] ADJdelicioso
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delectable

[dɪˈlɛktəbəl] adj
[person] → délicieux/euse
[food] → délectable
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delectable

adjköstlich; (fig)reizend
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delectable

[dɪˈlɛktəbl] adjdelizioso/a
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